Parish Of Birth
Portadown, Co Armagh
Details Of Ordination
Holy Cross College Chapel, Clonliffe, Dublin 3
Sunday’s Well PP : 9/1997 – 8/2003
In August 1971, after seventeen years teaching in Castleknock College, Dublin, St. Pauls, Raheny, Dublin and St Patrick’s, Armagh he was appointed to the Vincentian Retreat Team.
In 1980 he was appointed chaplain at St. Patrick’s Training College, Drumcondra, Dublin, and at the same time he taught Liturgy at the Mater Dei Institute, Dublin as well as for some years at Clonliffe College, Dublin and All Hallows College, Dublin.
In 1978 he was appointed editor of the Liturgical Calendar for Ireland, a position he retained until his death.
Working with Veritas Publications, he saw gaps in liturgical resources and filled them with book and booklets, psalm collects, the readings for marriages and funerals. He was an early provider of liturgical video material. A few months prior to his death, he gave the commentary on the Stations of the Cross on a video using the art pieces of St. Vincent’s Church, Sunday’s Well, Cork.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Marymount Hospice, Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Finbarr’s Cemetery, Cork